2018 Minicast – Banzai Babe Ruth

December 12, 2018 by  
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Ed Kasputis interviews Robert K. Fitts about his book, Banzai Babe Ruth: Baseball, Espionage and Assassination during the 1934 Tour of Japan.

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2018 Minicast – Michael Zagaris

December 5, 2018 by  
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Ed Kasputis interviews photography icon, Michael Zagaris who is the official photographer to both the Oakland A’s and San Francisco 49ers.

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2018 Minicast – Driving Mr. Yogi

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Ed Kasputis interviews New York Times columnist, Harvey Araton about his book, Driving Mr. Yogi.

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2018 Pitchers & Catchers Re-broadcast

June 27, 2018 by  
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Ed, Farley & Mark review Moe Berg’s famous article that Berg wrote for the Atlantic Monthly in 1941 – “Pitchers & Catchers.”  Be sure to check out our Episode 36 – Moe Berg as our PhD Committee pays homage to the man who inspired Baseball PhD.

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2018 Minicast – St. Luke’s Hospital

June 13, 2018 by  
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In 2012, Ed Kasputis visited St. Luke’s International Hospital in Tokyo to retrace the steps of Catcher and OSS spy, Moe Berg who visited the hospital on November 29, 1934 and shot video of the Tokyo skyline.  Later during World War II, Berg shared this video with the U.S. Government.  Kasputis interviews Kaoru Oda and Sumio Yabu from the roof of St. Luke’s.

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2018 Minicast – Designated Hebrew

May 31, 2018 by  
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Ed Kasputis interviews Major League Baseball’s first designated hitter, Yankee great – Ron Blomberg about  the re-release of his book, Designated Hebrew.

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2018 Minicast – High Heat

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Ed Kasputis interviews author, Tim Wendel about his book, High Heat: The Secret History of the Fastball and the Improbable Search for the Fastest Pitcher of All Time.

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2018 Jerry Coleman minicast

April 25, 2018 by  
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We honor Hall of Fame broadcaster and patriot, Jerry Coleman (1924 – 2014).  We applaud the commentary of Keith Olbermann as Ed Kasputis interviews, Andy Strasberg (Coleman’s agent), author Curt Smith and The Famous San Diego Chicken.  The podcast concludes with former Padre, Tim Flannery’s song, Hang A Star on That One.  Semper Fidelis.

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2018 Minicast – Cook & Son PhD Ceremony

April 4, 2018 by  
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Our PhD Committee honors Todd Cook and his six year old son, Tim as they completed their baseball journey by visiting all 30 current Major League ballparks in 2012.

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2018 Minicast – Watching Baseball Smarter

March 21, 2018 by  
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Ed Kasputis interviews baseball writer and author, Zack Hample about his book, Watching Baseball Smarter.

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